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about these disasters. the emergency crews do. but something you said a minute ago stuck out. at sfo particularly the most recent serious accident was in 1987, 11 people killed, and one in the '50s with 40 people killed. given that san francisco international airport is one of the world's'ess airports it's a mark real safety record. >> it is considering the weather conditions here. we have a lot of fog at the airport. a lot of changing weather conditions. and i think -- a 777 taxiing on the taxiways there at sfo. but, yeah, it's very busy airport and you're -- i'm fascinated by the fact that with the work of -- collaboration between pilots and air traffic controllers we have as few problems here as we do at sfo. the runways, for example, too close together. so, -- and crisscrossing. >> this is a live picture of a plane that presumably taxiing to take off. >> a lot of people very, very interested in what is going on at the airport because the debris from the plane is still on the ground because they're waiting for the ntsb folks, who should be there right now. they had planned to arri
at sfo. live in millbrae, abc7 news. >> thanks very much. we mention the crash happened just before 11:30 today, and sergio quintana is on the scene as well for us. it happened on runway 28 left, right near 101 and the san francisco bay. sergio? reporter: well, it happened at a time at the airport when there were not a whole lot of flights coming in. there are always regularly scheduled flights coming in from all over the world. right now at 5:00 is where a lot of those flights are actually slated to take off, and since the crash, there was a fullground stop here at sfo. in the last hour, hour and a half, they have opened up two runways here at sfo and limit flits are landing, and we heard a plane coming in. inside the terminal, just after the crash, it was actually quiet inside. a lot of people just still trying to get information as to what is going to happen to their flights, how are they going to get out of toe? i -- out osfo? i talked to a young man who was going to be flying on asiaian a na, and then he realized the plane he was going to be aboard was in flames on the tarmac. >>
runways at sfo. we have re-opened two of the four so we're operating limited arrivals and departures at sfo. >> here is a look at the board here at the airport. you can see earlier live, delays, cancellations, but we're seeing lots of on time. they have gotten two runways up and operational today. so it is improving here. look at the crowds. this is a pretty long line here for security so it's very crowded here, and people have been very patient, waiting for their flights that were delayed, that are now starting to get going. so this is in the international terminal. that's where we're getting our updates and where we're watching the situation. we see people waiting, taking naps, patiently waiting for their flights as the airport gets become on track. so, a long day here at the airport but people have been very patient. they've definitely had sympathy for what happened. we have not seen anyone upset or frustrated or making demanded of airport officials, who everytime they brief us are very grim and very focused as they try to get their information to us very precisely. i asked, where
wall at the end of the sfo runway and break apart. good morning and welcome to america's news headquarters. >> jamie: we are glad you are with us. there is lots of news, including a press conferences and the national transportation safety board has recovered the black boxes from the boeing 777 as they continue to investigate. they began in the wee hours of the night. they hope to interview the crew today, too, to get more answers. emergency officials releasing audio from a fire department dispatcher. >> you are approaching the north field checkpoint. i have what appears to be a moderate column of smoke coming from a downed plane. make this a red alert please... >> jamie: take a look at this animation of the crash, too. as the plane approaches, it slams into the runway. the tail literally napping off. the plane then veers off the runway, where it catches fire. adam housley is live at the san francisco international airport, where he has been monitoring all the developments. adam, we expect this news conference. what sort of update do you think we will get? >> reporter: well, fi
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